Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office’


San Luis Obispo County Sheriff – Coroner About Us
Formed in 1850, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is the oldest and largest law enforcement agency in the county, with enforcement covering over 3,200 square miles. In addition to being the primary law enforcement agency for San Luis Obispo County, the Sheriff is responsible for coroner services, the county jail which houses over 500 inmates, the civil division, and special investigations units like the Gang Task Force, Special Problems Unit, Narcotics Unit, Records and Warrants, Sheriff & EMS dispatch facility, Search and Rescue, the Posse Unit, Aero Squadron and Dive Team.

The Mission of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is to protect all life and property and to provide service, security, and safety to the community, as directed by law and moral responsibility.
http://www.slosheriff.org/



Lyft driver accused of sexually assaulting intoxicated rider in Nipomo

Deputies arrested a Lyft driver on Thursday for allegedly sexually assaulting an intoxicated woman and then burglarizing her Nipomo home, according to a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department press release. [Cal Coast Times] Jason Lamont Fenwick , 51, faces... (Continue reading)

Inmate abuse allegations continue to dog SLO County Jail

By KAREN VELIE More than a year after the FBI mounted a criminal investigation into alleged civil rights abuses of inmates at the San Luis Obispo County Jail, the Department of Justice opened an investigation into how the sheriff’s department... (Continue reading)

Teen arrested for threat against Cambria school

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 15-year-old girl Friday who allegedly posted a threat on social media against Coast Union High School in Cambria. [Cal Coast Times] Sheriff’s officials describe the threat as general in nature and not... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach police find dead body inside home

Grover Beach police officers are investigating the suspicious death of a woman whose body they found inside her home on Thursday. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before noon, officers entered the home on the 200 block of S. 9th Street to... (Continue reading)

Creston man facing prosecution after killing dog

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A criminal prosecution will proceed against a Creston man who admitted to shooting and killing a prize Rhodesian Ridgeback owned by a neighbor. District Attorney Dan Dow has passed the case along to a deputy, according to... (Continue reading)

Nipomo spa owner accused of running a brothel

After conducting a sting this week, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives discovered a Nipomo spa is doubling as a prostitution business, according to the sheriff’s department. [Cal Coast Times] Recently, the sheriff’s office received an anonymous tip that employees... (Continue reading)

Officer accused of rape leaves Paso Robles Police Department

A Paso Robles police sergeant who is accused of sexual misconduct while on duty, including rape, recently left the department. While several sources said Sgt. Christopher McGuire resigned, city staffers refused to disclose whether he resigned or was terminated. [Cal... (Continue reading)

Person of interest in Templeton man’s murder arrested for DUI

The man San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’ officials have named a person of interest in his father’s 2009 murder is currently in jail following a DUI arrest Sunday night. [Cal Coast Times] At about 8:20 p.m., Brian Greer, 51, was... (Continue reading)

Prized dog gunned down, prosecutor ponders charges

By DANIEL BLACKBURN The morning’s first sunlight was barely peeking through the oaks as Snoop Dogg, a 2-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback, nosed open a sliding glass door and began his usual morning duties, consisting primarily of patrolling the perimeter of the... (Continue reading)

Deputies arrest suspect in Shandon crime spree

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested on Friday the suspect in a crime spree that included several vehicle thefts and a home burglary in Shandon. [Cal Coast Times] On Thursday afternoon, Larry Charles Harvey, 27, allegedly started his crime... (Continue reading)